Feature request #6614
Add support for "unknown" units
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It often happens that qgis doesn't know what the units of the input data are.
In those cases qgis currently makes a guess, but the guess is often wrong, and surely arbitrary.
This ticket is to add support for "unknown" units, and ensure all tools use a centralized
view of what the current map units are so that all agree on the units.
For tools that really want to show a unit name, we should use a name which clearly reflects the unknown.
The unit could be called just "unit" (Area: 32 square units) or could be picked up from this nicelist: